Patrick McLoughlin’s voting in Parliament
Patrick McLoughlin is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Patrick McLoughlin’s votes.
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
7 votes for, 4 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
9 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2003–2016
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 8 votes against, 1 absence, between 1999–2016
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
20 votes for, 4 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2019
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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Patrick McLoughlin has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
But in looking at the way in which the Prison Service operates, will my hon. and learned Friend also review the kind of prisoners who are sent to open prisons? Bearing in mind the announcements made last week, there is concern that open prisons will contain more people who have been convicted of very serious offences and are therefore not suitable for open prisons. Will she review this?
The Prime Minister put forward the chance of an election, and that election would have taken place before the European Council. It would have been possible at that European Council for the Prime Minister, whether it be the current Leader of the Opposition or the present Prime Minister, to propose a change and to get the deal they want. Why does my right hon. Friend think the Opposition are so...
May I join the shadow Leader of the House in asking for a debate on the Electoral Commission? Is my right hon. Friend aware that the Electoral Commission has referred many people to the police for investigation, including professional people employed by all parties and other organisations, yet those investigations have got nowhere? When a Government body is responsible for referring people to...
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Conservative MP for Derbyshire Dales
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 1986 — unknown
Also represented West Derbyshire
Topics of interest
Patrick McLoughlin campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- Members: Correspondence
- Employment Tribunals
Currently held offices
- Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (since 13 Feb 2019)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 23 Jul 2018)
- Chair, European Statutory Instruments Committee (since 23 Jul 2018)
- Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (since 18 Jun 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (18 Jul 2018 to 23 Jul 2018)
- Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (14 Jul 2016 to 8 Jan 2018)
- Party Chair, Conservative Party (14 Jul 2016 to 8 Jan 2018)
- The Secretary of State for Transport (6 Sep 2012 to 14 Jul 2016)
- Chief Whip (12 May 2010 to 4 Sep 2012)
- Opposition Chief Whip (Commons) (10 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Chief Whip (Commons) (10 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Committee of Selection (27 Sep 2005 to 8 Nov 2005)
- Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 14 Dec 2005)
- Member, Accommodation and works Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (22 Jan 2004 to 13 Jul 2005)
- Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) (10 Jul 1998 to 10 Dec 2005)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (5 Jun 1998 to 17 Jul 2005)
- Member, Committee of Selection (7 May 1997 to 11 May 2001)
- Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) (2 May 1997 to 10 Jul 1998)
- Government Whip (23 Jul 1996 to 2 May 1997)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (7 Jul 1995 to 23 Jul 1996)
- Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jun 1995 to 23 Apr 1996)
- Member, National Heritage Committee (31 Oct 1994 to 17 Oct 1995)
- Member, Broadcasting Committee (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 1995)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (27 May 1993 to 20 Jul 1994)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) (14 Apr 1992 to 27 May 1993)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (25 Jul 1989 to 14 Apr 1992)
- Member, Social Services Committee (13 Jan 1987 to 15 May 1987)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for opinion surveys. Fees donated to local charities:
8 February 2019, received £200. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 06 March 2019)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA for opinion surveys. Fees donated to local charities:
8 February 2019, payment of £150 for two opinion surveys. Hours: 1 hr in total. (Registered 06 March 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Premier League
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets, with accompanying hospitality, for a Derby County
match at Wembley, value £528
Date received: 27 May 2019
Date accepted: 27 May 2019
Donor status: company, registration 2719699
(Registered 10 June 2019)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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